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Edwards to speak at Saturday's Lafourche NAACP banquet

Thursday, 30 October 2014 21:30
The event will be held Saturday beginning at 7 p.m. at the Moses Baptist Church Community Center, 1310 Cardinal Drive, Thibodaux. Tickets are $50, and organizers are asking those attending to arrive early. The theme is “more education means more light and less darkness,” said Burnell Tolbert, Lafourche NAACP president. The banquet is the local civil rights group’s primary fundraiser and awards college scholarships to Lafourche and Assumption youths. “You are furthering your education moving…
Political analyst: Landscape has changed since Edwards ran for office
Thursday, 30 October 2014 09:19
Political analysts are weighing in on what voters can expect from the race for the seat of U.S. Representative in the Sixth District. Related Runners gear up for annual event that...Detectives search for man after...The Mystic Krewe of Femme Fatale...Louisiana officials release numbers...Central City shooting leaves man with...It's a race left open by Rep. Bill Cassidy, who's running against Sen. Mary Landrieu. A runoff is expected for the Sixth District seat between Former Democratic Gov.
Did A Louisiana Democrat Steal John McCain's Campaign Logo?
Tuesday, 28 October 2014 12:48
edwinedwards4congress.comThe logo for Edwin Edwards' congressional campaign. There's a lot that looks familiar about Democrat Edwin Edwards' congressional campaign in Louisiana. Edwards, who is 87-years-old, served four terms as governor of the Bayou State before he went to federal prison after being convicted on fraud, money laundering, racketeering and extortion charges in 2002. Now, Edwards is mounting a comeback in Louisiana's Sixth District. But his face isn't the only part of his campaign that will…
‘I think I can win': Ex-governor, ex-con Edwin Edwards is on the stump again and seeking a congressional seat
Tuesday, 28 October 2014 12:48
HAHNVILLE, La. — Off a narrow gravel road running between a handful of mostly abandoned lots near a Mississippi River levee, down past sprawling oak trees and thick weeds, a lectern framed by banana trees has been set up in front of three short rows of folding chairs. This is about as far from Washington, D.C., as a politician can get, but Edwin Edwards is happy to speak here, standing patiently in the damp, sub-tropical…
Ex-governor, ex-con Edwin Edwards on the stump again
Tuesday, 28 October 2014 08:45
This is about as far from Washington, D.C., as a politician can get, but Edwin Edwards is happy to speak here, standing patiently in the damp, sub-tropical heat in the town of Hahnville for even a few potential voters to show up. "I've had rallies where over 45,000 people attended. And I've had them where 10 people attended. You've got to make them all," says Edwards, whose four terms as Louisiana's governor were marked by…
Ex-gov, ex-con Edwards on the stump again
Tuesday, 28 October 2014 04:42
PreviousNext THE ASSOCIATED PRESS House Louisiana Edwin Edwards Former Louisiana Gov. Edwin Edwards speaks with reporters at the Baton Rouge Press Club in Baton Rouge, La. Posted: Tuesday, October 28, 2014 4:49 am Ex-gov, ex-con Edwards on the stump again HAHNVILLE, La. (AP) — Off a narrow gravel road running between a handful of mostly abandoned lots near a Mississippi River levee, down past sprawling oak trees and thick weeds, a lectern framed by banana…
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Tuesday, 28 October 2014 04:42
HAHNVILLE, La. - Off a narrow gravel road running between a handful of mostly abandoned lots near a Mississippi River levee, down past sprawling oak trees and thick weeds, a lectern framed by banana trees has been set up in front of three short rows of folding chairs. This is about as far from Washington, D.C., as a politician can get, but Edwin Edwards is happy to speak here, standing patiently in the damp, sub-tropical…
Ex-gov, ex-con Edwin Edwards on the stump again, seeking Louisiana congressional seat
Tuesday, 28 October 2014 03:41
HAHNVILLE, La. — Off a narrow gravel road running between a handful of mostly abandoned lots near a Mississippi River levee, down past sprawling oak trees and thick weeds, a lectern framed by banana trees has been set up in front of three short rows of folding chairs. This is about as far from Washington, D.C., as a politician can get, but Edwin Edwards is happy to speak here, standing patiently in the damp, sub-tropical…
Ex-gov, ex-con Edwin Edwards on the stump again - KALB-TV News Channel 5 & CBS 2
Tuesday, 28 October 2014 03:41
By KEVIN McGILL Associated Press HAHNVILLE, La. (AP) - With enthusiasm and vigor that belie his 87 years, Louisiana's four-term former Gov. Edwin Edwards, is running for Congress in south Louisiana in what would be his second political resurrection. His critics say the lifelong Democrat and ex-convict is on a fool's errand. While analysts say he's likely to grab a runoff spot on Nov. 4, he's a longshot to win in a Baton Rouge-area district…
Ex-gov, ex-con Edwin Edwards on the stump again
Tuesday, 28 October 2014 03:41
HAHNVILLE, La. (AP) — Off a narrow gravel road running between a handful of mostly abandoned lots near a Mississippi River levee, down past sprawling oak trees and thick weeds, a lectern framed by banana trees has been set up in front of three short rows of folding chairs. This is about as far from Washington, D.C., as a politician can get, but Edwin Edwards is happy to speak here, standing patiently in the damp,…
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